Breathtakingly Beautiful and Simplistic Vintage Moroccan Red Shag Berber Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Morocco, Circa Date: Mid – 20th Century – This pretty much solid colored brilliant red carpet will make a statement in any space. Mid 20th century vintage Moroccan rugs are valued for their modern art aesthetic and simplicity. Their wool quality stands out in the soft feel and lushness of their plush shag pile. This is certainly the case with this beautiful vintage Moroccan red shag Berber rug.
Even though these Moroccan Berber rugs are the tribal works of the Beni Ourain people, they have adorned many important estates and hold a special place in the interior design world. This vintage mid century modern rug appears to be a single rich red base color. That said, once one takes the time and examines the backside of this impressive rug from Morocco, it becomes apparent that the red color is produced by blending several different tones of red. The this lush shaggy abrashed pile is held in place by darker rug foundation, giving it a rich undertone.
When the lush thick and soft red colored pile of this magnificent vintage Moroccan shag Berber rug, is brushed in different directions it reflects the light differently. This play of light reveals darker and lighter tones depending on how the light hits it. This adds another layer of artistic beauty and a sense of unexpected depth to the overall feel of this beautiful work of textile art.
This vintage Moroccan red Shag Berber rug would make a beautiful addition to any decor that needs to make a bold statement in red. The potential design uses of this rug are limitless and it would make an excellent addition to any mid century collection, or any design that needs to make a statement with a special high quality piece and a splash of color.